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Henry III S.6240 Ricard Coarse Silver Penny

ID Number: 103
Category: Irish Hammered Coins
Catalogue Number: S.6240 Ricard; DF 57
Grade: Good Fine
Weight: 1.38 g., 18 mm.
Date: 1251 - 1254
Mint: Dublin
Denomination: Silver Penny
Pedigree: ex DNW Jun 2010, L.1329p.
Ruler: Henry III, 1216-1272
Price: $290.
Additional Details
Henry III, 1216 - 1273.  Dublin mint coinage issued between Autumn 1251 and Jan 1254

; DF 57. 1.38 g., 18 mm. Coarser work.  Crowned head facing in single triangle, hENRI/CVSR/EXIII.  Cinquefoil to rt. of neck. Central pellets not joined to band of crown.  Rx. Voided cross w/3 pellets in each angle and central pellet on cross, RIC/ARD/OND/IVE about. 

RICARD and DAVI appear on the coins.  Richard Bonaventure and David of Enfield worked in London and are believed to have sent their dies to Dublin for these coins. 

Good Fine. Toned w even wear and strike.  Surfaces show some crystallization of the silver.  $290.

Ex Frank T. Hoban Collection DNW June 2010, L.1329p.
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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